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Natural Resources Management 5550 Principles of Research Methods & Experimental Statistics
Students will explore fundamental concepts in science, including the scientific method, critical thinking, academic literature, library research methods, research problem analysis, research proposals, project management, reporting research results, quantitative analysis and experimental design, such as completely randomized designs, nested designs, randomized complete block designs, repeated measures designs, and factorial designs. Basic concepts of sampling, randomization, single- and two-factor ANOVA, MANOVA, linear regression, logistic models, and multivariate analysis will also be introduced. Case studies that involve improper statistics, flawed designs, and overreaching conclusions will be examined.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: May only be taken by MSCF.CO (course-based MSCF) students